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Research Reveals When And Why Students Smoke
2011-11-17 03:44:37

Discovering when and why students smoke might lead to the development of better intervention methods, according to researchers at the University of Missouri.

2011-11-16 22:22:09

A new study of twins led by the University of Colorado Boulder shows that today's smokers are more strongly influenced by genetic factors than in the past and that the influence makes it more difficult for them to quit.

FDA Steps Up Tobacco Enforcement
2011-11-11 06:36:27

In an effort to curb underage smoking, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has conducted a sting operation to locate retailers who illegally sell tobacco to minors.

2011-11-08 10:37:58

Second hand smoke exposure among nonsmokers has declined over time as clean indoor air laws have been adopted.

Smokers Experiencing Heart Attacks Earlier
2011-10-11 05:15:51

A new study by researchers from the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor suggests that smokers suffer heart attacks years before their non-smoking counterparts.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.